Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Without exception:‘Maris Piper potatoes cook beautifully every time’
- ‘This, he is told, is a clock whose second hand moves forward every time he tells an untruth.’
- ‘Phone each company every time as well and make sure you always speak to the same person.’
- ‘I am really enjoying the show and I think it is reaching new heights every time I do it.’
- ‘We are going down the line of saying we cannot always send a police officer every time people ring in.’
- ‘There is a risk every time an engine goes out but only sending one is a gamble.’
- ‘Every few seconds it popped up again and every time it did so it trivialised the subject even more.’
- ‘Imagine if there was a tennis racket symbol on our screens every time she was interviewed?’
- ‘I followed it with spray-can in hand and gave it several zaps every time it came near me.’
- ‘We can't keep the kids prisoners in their own homes but they run the risk every time they go out.’
- ‘There's a picture of my brother on my desk, and every time I look at it, it comes up again.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.